Sunday, 5 January 2014

Challenge # 1: Bag with a Tag

Hello! friends,

This is Daksha Popat... First I want to wish you all a very happy 2014 and wishing you all a great crafty year ahead.

We are happy to announce the launch of our NEW CHALLENGES on KRAFTZONE blog.We will be having a monthly challenge beginning from the month of January 2014. With our new Design team KraftChefs - Daksha Popat, Lekha Jain, Meeta Bhalotia, Nikkita Jain, Ruchi Agarwal and Nupur Poddar of KRAFTZONE. We will impress you with our new DT works, amazing craft tutorials and product reviews. With this new design team we will bring out the best of this blog with lots of new and innovative craft ideas. There are lots of fun new challenges lined up every month with great prizes. So keep checking this challenge blog often. You are going to enjoy this space as much as we do !

This is my first post as DT for KRAFTZONE.I want to thank Nupur Poddar of Kraftzone for giving me this opportunity and having  trust on me. It's my privilege to post here as Designer Team member.

First thing first, here I present our first challenge: 


The theme of the first challenge in to create a "Bag with a Tag". Before I go any, further I would just walk you through few quick rules:

Rules for participating in the Challenge #1

  • You have to follow our blog
  • Link your blog post to our challenge post
  • Only fresh entries would be eligible
  • Maximum two entries are allowed per person. In case of multiple entries, please mark the entries as “First” & “Second”
  • Please remove word verification to help our Kraft Chefs (DTs) leave a comment easily
Now the best of the challenge

  • First Prize: Rs. 1000/- Gift Voucher from our store
  • Second & Third Prize: Rs. 500/- Gift Voucher from our store
  • All the TOP 3 winners will receive a Winners Badge

For any query regarding any craft supply you can contact Nupur Poddar at

So with no further delay... here I am with my work. I made a simple box bag with 300 gsm cream card stock. Its not a regular kind of bag, its a strong sturdy box bag...(may be if required I will post that tutorial later).Size of this bag is 8'' * 9'' * 2''...

Thank you and please do comment on my work to encourage  me and help me to improve myself in this new role of work and responsibility.
Thank you
Daksha Popat

Supplies used:

# 1.card stock-2 sheets of 12'' * 12'' cream card stock of 300 gsm.
# 2.pattern paper-Paperipakkit deco paper pack(designer papers).
# 3.Dies-spellbinders dies-floral ovals, romantic rectangles for tag, la la land banner die, joy craft dies, Marianne leaves die, spellbinder leaves die....
# 4.stamps-magnolia stamp, sentiment from justrite stamp.
# 5- colours -distress colours for distressing, distress markers for magnolia stamp
# 6-Pearl sticker,ribbon and lace from my stash.
# 7- mulberry roses- from my stash.


  1. Beautiful gift bag and tag. I love the colours you have used. The image looks so adorble.

  2. Beautifully done Daksha. Lovely color combination & Congrats. :)

  3. Congratulations Nupur for your new blog and best of luck for our 1st challenge. :)

  4. This bag is really beautiful! Great job :)

  5. love the color combo....awesome...

  6. Congrats Daksha...I have always been so blown away by your work..fondly remember the lampshade! Love the brads and the gentle green

    1. Thank you soniaji...I always love and wait for your comments. ..thanks for noticing my work...I really appreciate your are true inspiration.

  7. a great start with a beautiful work. thanks daksha for sharing such a wonderful work.

  8. Bag and tag is so pretty, Daksha! lovely soft colors and elegant decoration!
    And this new challenge at Kraftzone is amazing :)

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  10. its beautiful Daksha.... love the green n white combinations and the stamp..

  11. OK!...Daksha aunty ths bag is mine...:) hehehe...Super awsm

  12. First of all i must congratulate Nupur Poddar for creating such a wonderful challenge blog and wish best of luck to whole team of Kraftzone. The bag is wonderful and i loved d color combination u have picked Daksha.I wish u all d very best for all ur future projects and wish u learn more n more with each n every project u create with a responsibility as a Dt for Kraftzone.

  13. Thanks Rajni di ... we love our DTchefs... :)

  14. What a beautiful bag and tag Daksha ..I love the colors and of course your work is always impeccable :) ..Loved the first challenge too :)

    1. Thanks Hussena for liking our first challenge. :)

    2. Thank you Hussena for liking my work and blog challenge ...hope to see u...

    3. Thank you Hussena for liking my work and challenge .....hope to see you. ..

  15. great work.. its beautiful and a great challenge too... hope to play along :)

  16. Lovely work Daksha and looking forward to some wonderful challenges and inspirations from all of you.

    1. Thank you rupa..for your lovely comments...plz keep checking.